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Play experts worry that children are missing out on risky, outdoor free play. While many generations have fond childhood memories of racing billy carts, climbing trees, and playing cricket in the street, these days few children play outside. All the boys had home-made billy carts that we used to race down the hill. A 'net' chalked 10 bricks up on the wall of the last terrace house to play tennis. Cricket in the street until the occasional 'car' call.

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Katharina Margaretha Popp (abt.1821

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We would party and know all our neighbours. Supplied: State Library of Western Australia Let the children play Play Australia is hoping that through its pilot program communities will be encouraged to get together, close a local street for a few hours, and let the children play. Play Australia's executive director, Barb Champion, said the organisation had been deeply concerned about the decline in play. We had Guy Fawkes nights where we let loose with our crackers and spin wheels for Christmas. Soccer with both sides kicking into the same goal. Cigarette cards against the wall — nearest to the wall takes all the others. Children play in sand at the Fremantle docks in 1945.

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Perth mother Katharina Popp did just that with her neighbours four years ago, banding together with other neighbours to close her street in Perth's inner city. Most of the kids in our street would meet in a gang, about six or eight of us, and we would all stick together to go get tadpoles near the lake next to our local park. . During a car-free day in Perth's Victoria Park, residents could play on the street and even draw on it. Marg O'Connell says play streets bring adults together as well as kids. .

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